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On SAGE Insight: Prenatal and perinatal risk factors and the clinical implications on autism spectrum disorder

From Autism Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a multi-factorial neurodevelopmental disorder that afflicts approximately 1 in 68 children in the United States and 1 in 100 children in Taiwan.  The development of ASD is associated with a sophisticated collection, both … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Sex-Typed Chores and the City: What Does Urbanicity Have to do with Chores?

From Gender & Society Official Publication of Sociologists for Women in Society ‘Something popped out at us as we were looking through the list of household chores commonly used in studies of gender and time use: Female-Typed Chores:          Cooking    Doing dishes    … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Is blockchain the future of finance in India?

From Vikalpa: The Journal for Decision Makers Published in Association with Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad Currently, the financial system depends on a number of centralized trusted intermediaries.  Until a decade ago, it was commonly assumed that these central hubs were … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Gangs in School: Exploring the Experiences of Gang-Involved Youth

From Youth Violence and Juvenile JusticePublished in Association with Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Concern regarding the presence of gangs and gang activity in America’s schools is not a new phenomenon. Reports of the existence of gangs in urban schools … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Why do voters choose corrupt politicians?

While in public citizens express their clear rejection of corruption and their intentions not to support corrupt politicians, empirical evidence shows that voters around the world only mildly punish corrupt politicians. From a theoretical point of view it is puzzling … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Research and Evaluation With Community-Based Projects: Approaches, Considerations, and Strategies

From American Journal of EvaluationOfficial Journal of the American Evaluation Association Research and evaluation in community or clinical settings and with community partners is both challenging and rewarding. Community-based research requires aligning the researchers’ needs and questions with the needs and … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: News publishing across platforms: Gatekeeping for print, web, Facebook and Twitter

From Newspaper Research Journal The Internet has changed the way the news media work, since it first became available to everyone. It also changed how people consume media. Traditionally, the only question was which news outlet to use, which television … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Is Donald Trump a ‘superstar celebrity politician’?

Article title: What is Donald Trump? Forms of ‘Celebrity’ in Celebrity Politics From Political Studies Review Media reporting of elections and of political leaders draws parallels with the world of entertainment. Journalistic metaphors and analogies are designed to capture the … Continue reading

Women of Waste! Women’s evolving role in the waste and resource management sector

Gabriela Garcés-Sánchez, bioConsult svi, Germany  Maria Tsakona, Qgreen/Agricultural University of Athens, Greece Georgina M Nitzsche, ISWA International Solid Waste Association, Austria Women of Waste (WOW) is an informal group advocating for the role of women in waste management and promotes … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The political revolt of the lower middle class against automation: a common explanation for Brexit, Trumpism or the yellow vests

Labour markets in advanced economies are increasingly marked by job polarisation, whereby job creation occurs either at the high- or low-skill levels, while mid-skill jobs are disappearing. This is mainly due to the process of automation of many routine-based tasks, … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: New Fronts in the Culture Wars? Religion, Partisanship, and Polarization on Religious Liberty and Transgender Rights in the United States

From American Politics ResearchPublished in Association with Fordham University Beginning in the 1960s, the United States experienced religious and partisan conflict over cultural issues such as abortion that was described as a “Culture War.” Recent, highly salient battles over religious … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: ‘Baby Boomers’ versus the ‘Millennials’: Inter-generational housing inequalities

Article title: Inter-generational housing inequalities: ‘Baby Boomers’ versus the ‘Millennials’ From Urban Studies In contrast to the post-war period, the late 20th and early 21st centuries in the UK have been characterised by the advancement of neoliberal policies including privatisation … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Investigating Gold Investment as an Inflationary Hedge

On SAGE Insight: Helping and Hindering Undergraduate Women’s STEM Motivation: Experiences with STEM Encouragement, STEM-Related Gender Bias, and Sexual Harassment

From Psychology of Women Quarterly ‘#MeToo and other feminist social movements have highlighted the prevalence of sexual harassment and gender-biased treatment, as well as how damaging they can be. Sexual harassment includes unwelcome or inappropriate sexual advances, while gender bias … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: What’s hate got to do with it? Right-wing movements and the hate stereotype

From Current Sociology Hate is a contentious concept. Compared to other emotions, people are less willing to admit that they hate someone and denouncing a person as ‘hateful’ is a serious accusation. While hate is traditionally defined as an emotional … Continue reading